/Storm strikes up East Coast dumping snow, knocking out energy

Storm strikes up East Coast dumping snow, knocking out energy

“It is form of terrible,” stated New York College scholar Alessa Raiford, who put two layers of clothes on a pug named Jengo earlier than taking him for a stroll in slushy, sloppy Manhattan, the place rain gave solution to moist snow within the afternoon. “I might moderately that it’s full-on snowing than rain and slush. It simply makes it troublesome.”

The storm was not predicted to be as extreme because the nor’easter that toppled bushes, inundated coastal communities and precipitated greater than 2 million energy outages from Virginia to Maine final Friday.

It nonetheless proved to be a headache for the tens of 1000’s of shoppers nonetheless at nighttime from the sooner storm — and for the crews making an attempt to revive energy to them.

In New Jersey, the state’s main utilities reported greater than 300,000 prospects with out energy by late Wednesday, with some left over from final week. Utilities throughout the Northeast additionally reported tens of 1000’s of houses and companies with out electrical energy.

The Nationwide Climate Service issued a winter storm warning by Thursday for many of New England because the storm continued to make its approach by.